These Terms of Service (the "Terms of Service") govern the use of the mobile and internet-based services, business tools offered by Bookings Africa, Inc. (the "Company," "Bookings Africa," "we" or "us") at and through the website Bookings Africa.com (the "Website") and through mobile applications (such services, applications and the Website are collectively referred to as the "Services").
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF SERVICE CAREFULLY. THIS IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN Bookings Africa AND YOU WHICH GOVERNS YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES. BY EXECUTING A SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT, AND/OR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF AND AGREEMENT TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THESE TERMS OF SERVICE AND YOUR REPRESENTATION THAT YOU ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. IF YOU OBJECT TO ANYTHING IN THESE TERMS OF SERVICE YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO USE THE SERVICES.
If you are accepting these Terms of Service and using the Services on behalf of a company, organization, government, or other legal entity, you represent and warrant to the Company that you have full power and authority to do so.
The Services are protected by copyright laws and international copyright treaties, as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties. Unauthorized reproduction or distribution of the Services, or any portion of them, may result in severe civil and criminal penalties, and will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible under the applicable law. The Services are licensed, not sold.
The Bookings Africa ServicesBookings Africa is a Pan African online marketplace that enables digital work, physically and virtually by facilitating seamless transaction between service providers, agencies, and clients from sourcing to payment in a way that is safe, transparent and cost effective for all users. . The Service Providers and Clients are both users of the Services provided by Bookings Africa and are hereinafter referred to collectively as "Users."
Fees and PaymentFees for the Subscription ("Subscription Fees") are set forth (a) herein, (b) online and/or (c) in a separately executed or accepted Subscription agreement between you and Bookings Africa. You agree to pay Bookings Africa the Subscription Fees, and any other applicable fees as may be agreed to by you. All fees are non-refundable and non-transferable except for as expressly provided in these Terms of Service. Unless otherwise stated, fees must be paid in advance of each billing period. Each Service Provider authorizes us to confirm that the credit card account or other payment method associated with their Account and used in connection with the Services is and remains in good standing with a financial institution as long as the Service Provider is using the Services. Each Service Provider authorizes us to obtain credit reports or other background inquiries from time to time to assess the Service Provider's eligibility to continue use of the Services. All balances and all fees, charges, and payments collected or paid through the Services are denominated in US dollars. Users of the Service will be liable for any taxes (including VAT, if applicable, required to be paid on the Services provided under the Agreement (other than taxes on the Company's income).
Billing CycleYour Subscription starts on the date that you sign up for a Subscription and submit payment. Unless otherwise communicated to you at the time of sign up, each Subscription cycle is one-month in length ("Subscription Period"), and will automatically renew on a monthly basis until we terminate the Subscription, or you notify us via the Services or by email to [email protected] of your decision to terminate your current Subscription. Unless otherwise communicated to you, you will be billed on the monthly anniversary of first submitting payment to us for your Subscription (e.g., if your Subscription begins on July 25th, it will renew on August 25th, September 25th, and so on. If your Subscription begins on a date that doesn't occur every billing cycle (e.g., the 31st), you will be billed on the last day of every month. We reserve the right to change the timing of our billing. You acknowledge that the amount billed to you each month may vary due to promotional offers and/or adding or changing your Subscription plan, and you authorize Bookings Africa to charge you for these varying amounts as necessary.
Subscription PricingWe reserve the right to adjust pricing for the Subscription Services at any time upon fourteen (14) days prior notice. Unless we expressly communicate otherwise, any price change to your membership will take effect on your next billing cycle. You must agree to the change in fees to continue to use the Services. To withdraw your consent, you will need to cancel your account by logging into your account and following the cancellation procedures there, or notifying us at [email protected]
TrialsBookings Africa may, from time to time, offer trial memberships which include free or discounted access to the Subscription during the designated trial period. Each trial membership will automatically convert to a regular monthly subscription unless cancelled no more than forty-eight (48) hours prior to the end of your trial period. To cancel your subscription, logon to your account and follow the cancellation procedures indicated there, or email [email protected]
Cancellation of your SubscriptionYou may terminate your Subscription at any time. If you cancel with more than forty-eight (48) hours notice prior to your next billing cycle, you will not be charged for the next month of the Subscription Service. If you have any questions about your individual billing cycle, please log onto your account to view your billing cycle details, or contact us at [email protected] Africa.com. You will not be eligible for a prorated refund or any portion of the Subscription Fees paid for the then-current monthly subscription cycle. Following cancellation, you will continue to have access to the Subscription Services through the end of your current billing cycle.
Other FeesBookings Africa may from time to time, either as a Bookings Africa Program (described in paragraph 7 below) or otherwise, provide certain services to Service Provider’s and/or Clients for an additional fee that would help Service Providers grow their business and enable Service Providers and Clients to connect more easily.
Bookings Africa PlatformBookings Africa solely provides a platform for Service Providers and Clients to connect and serves only as a medium to facilitate the provision of the Professional Services. Bookings Africa does not provide or contract for the Professional Services, and Service Providers s and Clients contract independently for the provision of the Professional Services. Each Client is solely responsible for selecting the Service Provider, the Professional Services to be provided and the location at which the Professional Services will be performed, whether on the premises of a Service Provider or at a site designated by the Client. Any decision by a Client to receive Professional Services or by a Service Provider to provide Professional Services is a decision made in such person's sole discretion and at their own risk. All Users of the Services understand and acknowledge that
- the Company does not conduct background checks on Clients and
- any provision of Services in a private location inherently increases the risks involved for both Clients, Service Providers and any personnel of Service Providers, as applicable.
Each Service Provider must decide whether a Client is suited to such Provider's services and should exercise caution and common sense to protect the personal safety and property of such Service Provider and its personnel, as applicable, just as they would when interacting with anyone you don't know.
NEITHER COMPANY NOR ITS AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONDUCT, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE, OF ANY USER OF THE SERVICES AND YOU HEREBY RELEASE THE COMPANY AND ITS AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS FROM ANY LIABILITY RELATED THERETO. COMPANY AND ITS AFFILIATES AND LICENSORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, INJURY OR DAMAGE ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES.
Bookings Africa does not have control over the quality, suitability, reliability, timing, durability, legality, failure to provide, or any other aspect whatsoever of any Professional Services provided by Service Providers nor of the integrity, responsibility or any of the actions or omissions whatsoever of any Service Providers or Clients. Bookings Africa makes no representations or warranties whatsoever with respect to Professional Services offered or provided by Service Providers or requested by Clients through use of the Services, whether in public, private, or offline interactions, or about the accreditation, registration or licensing of any Service Provider. You understand that Bookings Africa does not routinely screen its Users, inquire into the background of its Users or attempt to verify information provided by any User. Bookings Africa does not verify or confirm that any User is who they claim to be or is accurately representing themselves and does not verify or confirm any representations with respect to Professional Services on the Services. Bookings Africa does not assume any responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of this information or any information provided through the Services. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Bookings Africa may, but is not obligated to, check the background and experience of Service Providers via third-party background check services and first party interviews, including but not limited to a verification of identity and a comprehensive criminal background check and may terminate a Service Provider based on any information discovered during such background checks and first party interviews.
In connection with certain services, including the Professional Services, for which reservations are made available on the Services, if approved by Bookings Africa, you may require Clients to enter credit card details or other payment information, and at your discretion, you may charge fees for reservations, including cancelled and missed appointments, only in accordance with any policy posted on your Bookings Africa page at the time of the Client's booking. While Bookings Africa takes what it believes to be reasonable efforts to ensure secure transmission of your information to third parties who assess and process payments, Bookings Africa is not responsible for any fees or charges assessed by third parties or any errors in the processing of payments by third parties, including any errors that result from third-party negligence, improper transmission of payment information, a Client's mistaken submission of payment information or submission of erroneous payment information.You agree and represent that you will honor the reservations made by Clients through the Services, or will communicate with them in advance to resolve any scheduling conflicts to the Client's and Bookings Africa's satisfaction.